Sunday, 5 February 2017
science fiction, including space opera and speculative fiction;
fantasy, including heroic fantasy and historical fantasy;
detective fiction -
- four genres with several sub-genres. Did Anderson write any mainstream fiction, if not in novels, then in short stories?
Story-telling is ancient and pre-literary but how and when did genre fiction arise? Alan Moore's Jerusalem presents an account. In the interests of multi-blogging, I will shortly summarize that account on the Personal and Literary Reflections blog, then link this post to that summary.